Boy's Spencer Jacket

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1805-1810

GUSN

GUSN-46716

Description

Boy's gold silk "spencer" jacket cut with a short waist, and deep turned cuffs. The jacket opens at the center front and comes to a small point. An angled row of buttons (now removed) were set on each front of the jacket, forming a triangle with the point at the waist front. It is lined with rough, plain woven linen and matches a pair of pantaloons and a plain cotton waistcoat (1963.30 B and C)

Details

Descriptive Terms

jackets (garments)
stitching
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Boys' Clothing
Cotton
Linen
Hand Stitched
JACKET

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1963.30A